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Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011

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14In this Schedule—E+W+S+N.I.

  • DNA profile” means any information derived from a DNA sample;

  • DNA sample” means any material that has come from a human body and consists of or includes human cells;

  • fingerprints” has the meaning given by section 65(1) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984;

  • non-intimate sample” has the meaning given by section 65(1) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984;

  • paragraph 6 material” has the meaning given by paragraph 6(2);

  • police force” means any of the following—

    (a)

    the metropolitan police force;

    (b)

    a police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996 (police forces in England and Wales outside London);

    (c)

    the City of London police force;

    (d)

    any police force maintained under or by virtue of section 1 of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967;

    (e)

    the Scottish Police Services Authority;

    (f)

    the Police Service of Northern Ireland;

    (g)

    the Police Service of Northern Ireland Reserve;

    (h)

    the Ministry of Defence Police;

    (i)

    the Royal Navy Police;

    (j)

    the Royal Military Police;

    (k)

    the Royal Air Force Police;

    (l)

    the British Transport Police;

  • “recordable offence” has—

    (a)

    in relation to a conviction in England and Wales, the meaning given by section 118(1) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, and

    (b)

    in relation to a conviction in Northern Ireland, the meaning given by Article 2(2) of the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/1341 (N.I. 12));

  • relevant physical data” has the meaning given by section 18(7A) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995;

  • relevant search” means a search carried out for the purpose of checking any fingerprints, samples, data or information against any of the fingerprints, samples, data or information mentioned in paragraph 5(a) to (h);

  • responsible chief officer of police” means, in relation to fingerprints or samples taken in England or Wales, or a DNA profile derived from a sample so taken, the chief officer of police for the police area—

    (a)

    in which the material concerned was taken, or

    (b)

    in the case of a DNA profile, in which the sample from which the DNA profile was derived was taken;

  • responsible chief officer of police” means, in relation to relevant physical data or samples taken or provided in Scotland, or a DNA profile derived from a sample so taken, the chief constable of the police force for the area—

    (a)

    in which the material concerned was taken or provided, or

    (b)

    in the case of a DNA profile, in which the sample from which the DNA profile was derived was taken;

  • responsible chief officer of police” means, in relation to fingerprints or samples taken in Northern Ireland, or a DNA profile derived from a sample so taken, the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland;

  • “sufficient” and “insufficient”, in relation to a sample, have the same meaning as in Part 5 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (see section 65(1) and (2) of that Act).

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